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The Silver Fork Novel

Dianne F. Sadoff

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 3: The Nineteenth-Century Novel 1820-1880

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199560615
eISBN:
9780191803499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199560615.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the silver fork novels or fashionable novels that emerged from the 1820s to 1840s. The fashionable novel bridged the historical gap between lesser-gentry and upper-class romance ... More


“Silver Fork” Novels and the Place of Voice

Cormac Newark

in London Voices, 1820-1840: Vocal Performers, Practices, Histories

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226670188
eISBN:
9780226670218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670218.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Voice as a metaphor for national self-determination was a familiar element in commentary on opera, critical and literary, in the nineteenth century. The subject was often Italy: natural birthplace of ... More


London Voices, 1820-1840: Vocal Performers, Practices, Histories

Roger Parker and Susan Rutherford (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226670188
eISBN:
9780226670218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670218.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Samuel Leigh’s New Picture of London (1839) promised its readers a way of making sense of the English capital at a time when it was, through expansion and diversification, becoming ever more ... More


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